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Medical Radiation Technologist Salary

A Medical Radiation Technologist earns an average salary of $50,868 per year.

$21,084 - $82,851
MEDIAN: $49,910

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$32,000 - $61,581  
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$21,084 - $82,851  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Medical Radiation Technologist

  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices for government regulations and patient safety.
  • As a trained technologist, operate radiology equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes under direction of a physician.
  • Explain process and position patient for scan; adjusting restriction devices; moving and adjusting equipment to set exposure factors.
  • Monitor video display of area being scanned and adjust density or contrast to improve picture quality.
  • Review and evaluate film and images to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.

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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 29%